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Two charged with attempted murder after shots fired during burglary
Daniel Hembree
Daniel Hembree
Two men remained jailed Tuesday on attempted murder charges after trying to apparently shoot a woman as she drove up the driveway of her rural Neshoba County home while they were allegedly burglarizing it.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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SCHOOL MENUS
Week of March 2-6

Philadelphia Elementary

Breakfast

Monday: Apple Danish, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Tuesday: Egg and Cheese Biscuit with jelly, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Wednesday: Poptarts, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Thursday: Sausage Pancake with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Friday: Breakfast Bagel, Fruit, Juice, Milk
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
MUSEUM MEMORIES
On June 10, 1862, Commanding General Robert E. Lee sent part of General W.H. Chase Whiting command, Hood's brigade and Whiting's old brigade, now commanded by Colonel Evander M. Law, to General Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
January livestock shows results announced
The 2015 Dixie National Junior Round-Up livestock shows were successful on many levels. Over the course of seven days, 1,498 4-H and FFA youth exhibited 2,229 head of livestock in our junior breeding and market shows.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
FIRE REPORTS
Feb. 13
• Medical assist call on Columbus Avenue
• Motor vehicle accident on West Beacon Street
• Medical assist call on East Beacon Street
• Medical assist call on Barham Street
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET
The county jail docket as of Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.:



• Quorliss L. Black. 28, 255 Adams Street, shoplifting
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Of Local Interest
HARVEST NIGHT WITH NORTHCREST

Longino Baptist Church located on Road 614 in Philadelphia would like to invite everyone to attend "Harvest Night with Northcrest" on March 2 at 7 p.m.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Ribbon cutting Monday for new Choctaw hospital
A ribbon cutting celebration for the new $55 million Choctaw Health Center at 210 Hospital Circle is planned for Monday, March 2 at 10 a.m.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
State historical society to honor Steve Stubbs
Philadelphia author Steve Stubbs will be presented the Mississippi Historical Society's Award of Merit for his exemplary research and documentation of Neshoba County History and for his comprehensive history of the 11th Mississippi Regiment, Confederate States of America, on March 7 in Corinth.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tommy Dearing seeks reelection as superintendent
Tommy Lee Dearing is announcing his candidacy for re-election as Neshoba County Superintendent of Education. It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Neshoba County as your Superintendent for the last three years.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Mark Duncan seeks reelection as District Attorney
Mark Duncan, 56, of Philadelphia, has announced his candidacy for reelection as District Attorney for the Eighth Circuit Court Judicial District comprised of Leake, Neshoba, Newton, and Scott counties.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Allen Collins seeks reelection as county coroner
I, Percy Allen Collins, announce my intention to seek re-election as coroner medical examiner for Neshoba County.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Trina Cheatham announces for county superintendent
With careful thought and consideration, I, Trina Cheatham, am announcing my candidacy for Neshoba County Superintendent of Education.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jimmy Wilson announces for District 4 Supervisor
I, Jimmy Wilson, would like to announce my candidacy for Neshoba County Supervisor, District 4.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Larry Myers announces for District 2 Supervisor
Larry Myers today announced his candidacy for supervisor, District 2, Neshoba County.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Lundy Brantley named new superintendent for Union schools
A graduate of Neshoba Central High School has been selected as superintendent of Union Public Schools.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
CRIME BRIEFS
Kemper woman charged in vehicle theft

A Kemper County woman was arrested following a report of a car being stolen on Feb. 9 on County Road 539.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Arts Council to present 'Cinderella'
Morgan Jay will star as Cinderella and Caleb Jay as Prince Christopher when the Philadelphia Arts Council presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella next week in the Ellis Theater.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Leaders voice support for training fund during MEC round-up
Legislation supported by the Mississippi Economic Council which would create a $50 million workforce training fund over the next two years received overwhelming support from elected and community leaders here on Thursday during MEC's Regional Round-Up meeting at the historic train depot.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
City's sign ordinance to get overhaul
A city ordinance which addresses signage is being updated by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in an ongoing effort to enhance the city's visual appeal.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Deadline near for candidates to qualify
Friday is the deadline for candidates to file qualifying papers to run in the August party primaries.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Songs, skits, challenging words part of Black History Program
Songs, skits and recitations of Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise" and Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech by members of the Neshoba Youth Coalition followed by challenging words from a official from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation were all part of Saturday's Black History Program at Jerusalem Temple.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
County engineer identifies 12 bridges for repairs, replacements
A total of 12 bridges were identified as "problem bridges" by County Engineer Marty Crowder at the Board of Supervisors meeting last week, three of which are targeted to be repaired or replaced, including one at Williamsville.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
One-vehicle accident occurred Friday on Highway 15
No injuries were reported when a Ford F-150 was involved in a one-vehicle accident Friday on Highway 15. The motorist briefly lost control of his vehicle going across an icy bridge in front of Canal Place and overturned just off the roadway.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Two charged with attempted murder in connection with burglary
Two men were charged with attempted murder in connection with a Feb. 16 burglary at a house in the Dixon community where shots were fired at a homeowner as she approached in her vehicle, the Sheriff said.
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Thursday, February 19, 2015
County Jail Docket
The county jail docket as of Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at 2:37 p.m.:
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
PAID POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Bobby Joe Lovern announces for Supervisor, District 1


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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Of Local Interest
LINWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT BENEFIT

The annual chitterling supper will be Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. at Linwood Volunteer Fire Department. Chitterling plates and pulled pork plates are $10 each. For more information 601-416-3171.
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
CITY FIRE REPORT
Feb. 6

• 6:17 a.m. - Medical assist call on the 400 block of Coleman Street
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Fork News
We hope you had a great Valentine's Day this past Saturday. A day each year to let our loved ones know we care.
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Registration open for EC spring term
It's not too late to register for classes at East Central Community College for the Spring Intensive Term II session, which begins March 2, and Spring Intensive Term II online session which begins March 16.
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015


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